Questions tagged [inflation]

For questions that relate to inflation, which is the general increase in the prices of goods and services over a period of time.

6 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2 votes
0 answers
83 views

How to account for time-value of money in a total cost of ownership calculation?

I am attempting to conduct a total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis for purchasing a vehicle, to compare the TCO between an electric vehicle and a conventional gasoline car. I would like this ...
user avatar
  • 2,778
1 vote
1 answer
111 views

Are inflation protected bond funds a hedge against rate hikes?

Generally speaking, I'm a buy and hold index fund investor, with a long-term time horizon (20+ years). I currently keep ~12% of my account in intermediate-term bond funds. I don't usually make big ...
user avatar
  • 141
1 vote
0 answers
93 views

How can a person prepare for a redenomination?

Redenomination is being discussed in South Korea. While some officials announced that they are considering this as a long-term assignment or not even considering, the gold price is already fluctuating....
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
122 views

ADR value with US dollar inflation / recession

If one were to hold an ADR (American depositary receipt), and the currency of country of the underlying foreign security increases in value compared to the US dollar, or the US dollar drops in value (...
user avatar
  • 209
0 votes
0 answers
36 views

Are there any trading products which track inflation?

Are there any derivative trading products that track inflation very well? I was thinking for example that there would be something like consumer price index derivatives. Or maybe derivatives for some ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
57 views

Market risk for TIPs vs. I Bonds

Treasury Direct has a good comparison between TIPs and I Bonds: https://www.treasurydirect.gov/indiv/products/prod_tipsvsibonds.htm However, I want to make sure I understand when you can lose ...
user avatar